Tonight on Persecution Watch: Praying for the Inhumane Suffering of Eritrean Christians (Nov. 21, 2019)

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? (Voice of the Persecuted) Before praying for Eritrea, we want to pray for: Leah Sharibu and Alice, made slaves for life by Boko Haram. Eritrea: Population: 5.2 million, Christians 2.5 million Horrific prisons and human rights atrocities. Since 1993, President Afwerki has overseen an authoritarian brutal regime…

Christian Begins Sentence of Exile in Remote, Islamist Area of Iran

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(Morning Star News) – A Christian in Iran convicted of conducting evangelistic activities began a mandated two years in exile this month in a remote area on the border with Pakistan, sources said. As part of a larger prison sentence delivered in 2013, Ebrahim Firoozi, 33, was sentenced…

Boko Haram Executes Two Christian Aid Workers in Nigeria

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Screen capture from Islamic State’s Amaq news site of Christian aid workers Godfrey Ali Shikagham (left) and Lawrence Duna Dacighir before their execution by Boko Haram. (Morning Star News) (Morning Star News) – Islamic extremist group Boko Haram released a video last week showing the execution of two…

Ransom Paid, but Kidnapped Pastor’s Wife Is Killed in North-Central Nigeria

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Modified Photo: Domenico-de-ga at German Wikipedia Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen this month kidnapped and killed a pastor’s wife in north-central Nigeria’s Kaduna state three days after suspected herdsmen killed a Baptist pastor in another part of the state, sources said. Unaware that Esther Ishaku Katung had…

Unable to Finish School for Becoming Christian, Young Man in Uganda Faces Bleak Future

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(Morning Star News) – Asuman Kaire is missing his last year in high school in eastern Uganda for having become a Christian two years ago. Homeless and without money to pay school fees since his Muslim stepfather disowned him earlier this year in Lelya-A village, Kabweri County in…

British Court Upholds Right of Christians to Freely Express Their Faith – Felix Ngole

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Wikimedia Commons After four years, a Christian student won his appeal in a UK appeals court after he was expelled from college for expressing his faith on sexual ethics in a debate on social media, according to CBN News. Felix Ngole was dismissed from the University of Sheffield…

17 Christians Communities wiped out by Boko Haram in Nigeria

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Voice of the Persecuted (VOP) By our Nigerian Correspondent — Boko Haram has been carrying out vicious attacks against Christians communities mainly in the southern part of Borno State and northern Adamawa State. Christians constitute 85% of the population in these areas. Scores of victims and eyes witnesses…

URGENT: PRAY FOR BIBLE TRANSLATORS UNDER ATTACK

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Special Report: Translators persecuted for translating the gospel By Nena Podbury for American Bible Society—This week, we received heartbreaking news about an attack against Bible translators and we’re urging everyone to pray. American Bible Society has been supporting a network of churches that are working on 25 Bible…

Martyr in Myanmar

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kidnapped Pastor Killed in Myanmar’s Rakhine State Pastor Is Survived by Wife and Three Young Children 02/05/2019 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on February 1, Pastor Tun Nu, who was kidnapped at gunpoint in Myanmar’s Rakhine state on January 19, has died. According to Gospel for Asia (GFA), theContinue reading “Martyr in Myanmar”